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Colorado Marijuana Sales Top $6 Billion to Date Since Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Began

DENVER, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -- PRESS RELEASE -- The Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) released its monthly reports for marijuana sales and tax data today, which include the final sales and tax data figures for 2018. The reports show:

Marijuana Tax, License and Fee Revenue (for both medical and adult-use)

In calendar year 2018, marijuana tax, license and fee revenue topped $266.5 million.

This compares to over $247 million in calendar year 2017.To date, marijuana tax, license and fee revenue totals over $927 million since adult-use marijuana sales began on Jan. 1, 2014. This figure includes revenue for January 2019.

Marijuana Sales (for both medical and adult-use)

In calendar year 2018, marijuana sales once again topped $1.5 billion (specifically over $1.55 billion).

This compares to just over $1.5 billion in calendar year 2017.To date, marijuana sales have surpassed $6 billion since Jan. 1, 2014.

For links to the monthly marijuana sales and marijuana tax data reports (including graphs), please visit DOR’s new marijuana media center.

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